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Monday September 18th, 2023 night edition

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One person was killed and another critically injured in the shooting.

Authorities in Florida have arrested a 14-year-old boy in connection with a shooting that left one victim dead and another in critical condition.

Reports for the shooting at the 11000 block of Lynmoor Drive in Riverview, Florida, came in on Saturday afternoon at the same time that emergency dispatchers received calls detailing a young male suspect running through the neighborhood with a handgun, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.

When deputies arrived at the scene, they contacted the suspect, who repeatedly pointed the gun to his head and threatened to shoot himself, authorities said.

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When the teen attempted to retrieve the weapon again, deputies shot him in the hand with a rubber bullet, Chronister said. »

A Berlin bus gets lifted with the help of 40 people to free a young man pinned by a rear wheel

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The bus driver immediately stopped and with the help of about 40 people, including passengers and passersby, managed to lift the right side of the bus high enough to extricate the man, according to police.

“I saw the men trying to lift the bus, and it was clear to me that I also had to help lift the bus and try pull the young man from underneath.”.

N-tv reported he had been released, but Berlin police said they did not have any further information on his condition. »

‘Prepare For a Long War’ – NATO Chief Issues Stark Warning, Says Ukraine Will Join Alliance ‘Eventually’

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Speaking in an interview with Germany's Funke media group published on Sunday, Jens Stoltenberg also said Ukraine would become a member of the military alliance “eventually.”.

“Therefore, we must prepare ourselves for a long war in Ukraine.”.

On Ukraine's ambitions to join the alliance, Stoltenberg said: “There is no doubt that Ukraine will eventually be in NATO.”. »

Brazil's president calls U.S. economic embargo on Cuba 'illegal,' condemns terrorist list label

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Former U.S. President Donald Trump included the island nation on the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism, and though the Biden administration has reversed other Trump-era measures, it has so far not removed Cuba from the list.

Earlier, Cuba expressed concerns over the label and Washington’s decades-old Cold War-era economic embargo against the island governed by the Communist Party of Cuba.

Cuba and critics of the economic sanctions say the embargo prevents and hampers access to food, medicine and other critical development supplies. »